The lawsuit was filed by Robert F., a man from Pennsylvania who was injured by the G2® Vena Cava Filter (“IVC Filter”) manufactured by C.R. Bard and Bard Peripheral Vascular, Inc.
The IVC Filter was implanted on July 1, 2008 at a hospital in Pennsylvania. The plaintiff’s injuries occurred while he was a resident of Pennsylvania.
C.R. Bard is accused of negligence for selling a defective medical device and failing to warn about safety risks.
The lawsuit was filed on January 17, 2019 n the U.S. District Court for the District of Arizona — Case No. 2:19-cv-00294-DGC.
It will be centralized with over 8,000 other IVC filter lawsuits now pending against C.R. Bard in a federal Multi-District Litigation in Arizona (MDL No. 2641) — In Re: Bard IVC Filters Products Liability Litigation.
The plaintiff is represented by Ben C. Martin of The Law Offices of Ben C. Martin in Dallas, Texas. He a trial attorney who serves on the plaintiffs’ steering committee of the Bard IVC Filter MDL.